1 Cat B10 Smartphone User manual
2 Please Read Before Proceeding Safety Precautions Please read the safety precautions carefully to ensure the correct use of your mobile phone. Despite the nature of this rugged device, try to avoid hitting, throwing, or puncturing your mobile phone. Avoid dropping, crushing, and bending of your mobile phone. Avoid using your mobile phone in a damp environment, such as the bathroom. Prevent your mobile phone from being intentionally soaked or washed in liquid. Do not switch on your mobile phone when it is prohibited to use phones or when the phone may cause interference or danger. Do not use your mobile phone while driving. Follow any rules or regulations in hospitals and health care facilities. Switch off your mobile phone near medical apparatus. Switch off your mobile phone in aircraft. The phone may cause interference to control equipment of the aircraft. Switch off your mobile phone near high-precision electronic devices. The phone may affect the performance of these devices. Do not attempt to disassemble your mobile phone or its accessories. Only qualified personnel are allowed to service or repair the phone. Do not place your mobile phone or its accessories in containers with a strong electromagnetic field. Do not place magnetic storage media near your mobile phone. Radiation from the phone may erase the information stored on them. Do not put your mobile phone in a high-temperature place or use it in a place with flammable gas such as a gas station. Keep your mobile phone and its accessories away from young children. Do not allow children to use your mobile phone without guidance. Use only approved batteries and chargers to avoid the risk of explosions. Observe any laws or regulations on the use of wireless devices. Respect others privacy and legal rights when using your wireless device. Strictly follow the relevant instructions of this manual while using the USB cable. Otherwise your mobile phone or PC may be damaged.
3 Legal Notice 2012 Caterpillar CAT, CATERPILLAR, their respective logos, Caterpillar Yellow, Caterpillar Corporate Yellow, as well as corporate and product identity used herein, are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written consent of Caterpillar Inc. The product described in this manual may include copyrighted software and possible licensors. Customers shall not in any manner reproduce, distribute, modify, decompile, disassemble, decrypt, extract, reverse engineer, lease, assign, or sublicense the said software or hardware, unless such restrictions are prohibited by applicable laws or such actions are approved by respective copyright holders under licenses. Notice Some features of the product and its accessories described herein rely on the software installed, capacities and settings of local network, and may not be activated or may be limited by local network operators or network service providers. Thus the descriptions herein may not exactly match the product or its accessories you purchase. The manufacturer reserves the right to change or modify any information or specifications contained in this manual without prior notice or obligation. The manufacturer is not responsible for the legitimacy and quality of any products that you upload or download through this mobile phone, including but not limited to the text, pictures, music, movies, and nonbuilt-in software with copyright protection. Any consequences arising from the installation or usage of the preceding products on this mobile phone shall be borne by yourself. NO WARRANTY THE CONTENTS OF THIS MANUAL ARE PROVIDED AS IS. EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE MADE IN RELATION TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENTS OF THIS MANUAL. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO CASE SHALL THE MANUFACTURER BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS, REVENUE, DATA, GOODWILL OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS. Import and Export Regulations
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5 Welcome to the Cat B10 Smartphone. The B10 is waterproof IPX7, dustproof IP6X, and is rugged enough to withstand a drop of 1.5M onto a hard surface. Yet it also features a touch control panel through excellent scratch resistant glass, and is powered by Android, offering Google suite applications, including access to thousands of Android Apps through Android Market. As well as being a rugged mobile phone, with it you'll be able to enjoy web browsing, messaging, music and more with its high capacity battery and expandable memory up to 32Gb. Getting to Know Your Mobile Phone Phone at a Glance Note: All the pictures in this guide are for your reference only. The actual appearance and display depend on the mobile phone you purchase. Key functions at your fingertips Power/sleep Press to turn on your mobile phone. Press and hold to open the Phone options menu. Press to lock or wake the screen when your mobile phone is on. Send key Press to go to the Call log screen. Long press and release to dial last call. Home button Press at any time to display the Home screen. Long press for recent apps. End key Press to end call. Menu key Touch to open a menu with options that relate to the current screen or application.
6 Search key Touch in the Home screen, and search your phone and the web. Whilst using applications, opens a search box for searching within the application. Back key Touch to display the previous screen you were working in. Use to close onscreen keyboard.
7 Getting Started with Your Mobile Phone Note: When inserting the SIM card, ensure that the golden contact faces downward. Card slot 1 supports WCDMA (3G) and GSM networks (this is the only slot on single SIM devices) while card slot 2 (if applicable) supports only GSM networks. If you want to use a SIM card supporting WCDMA networks on your phone, insert the card in card slot 1 for optimum network services. Note: When inserting the microsd card, make sure that the gold contacts face downward. Installing the Battery With battery label print face up, insert the end with the metal contacts into the bottom of the compartment, so they align with the contacts in the phone, then lower the battery into position. Charging the Battery Before charging the battery, ensure that it has been properly inserted into your phone. 1. Connect the USB cable that came with your mobile phone to the charger. 2. Open the rubber USB port cover. Connect the USB cable to your mobile phone, ensuring the USB symbol on the plug is face up (assuming screen facing up). 3. Then, plug in the charger to an electrical outlet. Note: In the event that the battery has been discharged completely for extended periods, there may be a delay before the charging animation displays on the screen.
9 Important Information About the Battery If the battery has not been used for a long period of time, you may not be able to power on your mobile phone immediately after you begin charging the battery. Allow the battery to charge for a few minutes with the phone powered off before attempting to power on the phone. Over time, the battery will not hold a charge for as long as it did when it was new. When the battery life becomes noticeably shorter than usual after being charged properly, replace the battery with a new one of the same type. Using data services increases demand on the battery and will reduce the length of time it can hold a charge. The time required to charge the battery depends on the environmental temperature and the age of the battery. When the battery power level is low, the phone plays an alert and displays a prompt. When battery power is almost exhausted, your phone will power off automatically. Powering On or Off Your Mobile Phone Powering On Your Mobile Phone Press the Power key. The first time you power on your phone, you will be asked to sign in to your account and set up your mobile phone. Note: If personal identification number (PIN) protection is enabled on your SIM Card, you must enter your PIN before using the mobile phone. Powering Off Your Mobile Phone 1. Press and hold the Power key to open the Phone options menu. 2. Touch Power off. 3. Touch OK. Getting to know the Home screen After you sign in, or when you power on the phone, the Home screen opens. The Home screen is your starting point to access all the features on your phone. It displays application icons, widgets, shortcuts, and other features. You can customize the Home screen with different wallpaper and display the items you want. The home screen also has the Launcher icon touch this to see and launch installed applications (apps). Using the Touchscreen Touchscreen Actions Touch: Touch using your fingertip to select an item, confirm a selection, or start an application. Touch and hold: Touch an item with your fingertip and continue to press down until your mobile phone responds. For example, to open the options menu for the active screen, touch the screen and hold down until the menu appears.
10 Swipe: Move your finger across the screen either vertically or horizontally. For example, swipe left or right to switch between pictures. Drag: Touch and hold the desired item with your finger. Drag the item to any part of the screen. You can drag an icon to move or delete it. Rotating Your Mobile Phone Display The orientation of most screens will rotate with the phone as you turn it from upright to sideways and back again. Locking and Unlocking the Screen Locking the Screen When your mobile phone is on, press the Power key to lock the screen. When the screen is locked, you can still receive messages and calls. If you leave your mobile phone undisturbed for a while, the screen will lock automatically. Unlocking the Screen Press the Power key to wake up the screen. Then drag the lock icon left to right to unlock the screen. Note: If you have set up a screen unlock pattern, you will be prompted to draw the pattern on the screen to unlock it.
11 Display Display layout Notifications and Status Information The Status bar appears at the top of every screen. It displays notifications icons, such as missed call or received messages (on the left) and phone status icons, such as battery status (on the right), along with the current time. Status Icons
12 Notification icons Notification Panel Your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new message or there is an incoming event. The notification panel also informs you about alarms and settings for example, when Call forwarding is activated. Open the notification panel to see who the wireless network operator is or to view a message, reminder, or event notification. Opening the Notification Panel 1. When a new notification icon appears on the notification bar, touch and hold the notification bar, and then drag down to open the notification panel. 2. On the notification panel, you can do the following: Touch a notification to open the related application. Touch Clear to clear all notifications. Closing the Notification Panel Touch and hold the bottom of the panel. Then drag up or touch to close the notification panel.
13 Adding a New Screen Item 1. Touch and hold a blank area on the Home screen until the Add to Home screen menu is displayed. 2. Touch and hold an item in the app tray to add it to the Home screen. Moving a Screen Item 1. Touch and hold an icon on the Home screen until the icon expands in size and the mobile phone vibrates. 2. Without lifting your finger, drag the icon to the desired position on the screen, and then release it. Note: there must be enough room for the icon to fit. Removing a Screen Item 1. Touch and hold an icon on the Home screen until the icon expands and the mobile phone vibrates. The trash can icon appears at the bottom of the screen. 2. Without lifting your finger, drag the item to the trash can. 3. When the item turns red, release your finger to remove it from the Home screen. Widgets A widget lets you preview or use an application. You can place widgets on your Home screen as icons or preview windows. Several widgets are installed on your phone by default. More widgets can be downloaded from Android Market. To add a widget to one of the screens: 1. Touch and hold a blank area on the screen. 2. In the displayed menu, select Widgets. 3. Touch your desired widget. Folders Creating a Folder 1. Touch and hold the screen to open the Add to Home screen menu, and then select Folders. 2. Choose one of various folder types to create a folder of that type. 3. Touch a folder to open it. When the folder is open, touch the top right icon or Back key to close it. Renaming a Folder 1. Touch a folder to open it. Then touch and hold the title bar of the folder to open the Rename folder dialog box. 2. Enter the new folder name, and then touch OK. Changing the Wallpaper 1. On the Home screen, long press, and then touch Wallpaper. Touch Gallery to select a picture and set it as the wallpaper.
14 Touch Live Wallpapers to select a picture and set it as the wallpaper. Touch Wallpapers to select a picture and set it as the wallpaper.
15 Using the microsd Card as USB Mass Storage To transfer all your favorite music and pictures from your PC onto your mobile phone s microsd card, set the microsd card as USB mass storage. 1. Connect your mobile phone to your PC with the USB cable. (The first time you do this, you may be asked to install drivers on the PC via set-up program) 2. Touch Turn on USB storage in the dialog box that opens to confirm that you want to transfer files. Your PC will detect the microsd card as a removable disk. You can now transfer files from your PC to your phone s microsd card. The USB icon displays in the Notifications bar so you can switch on or off the USB storage connection. Note: While USB mass storage function is enabled, some functions may not be available. Calling There are several ways to place a phone call. You can dial a number, select a number in your contacts list, on a Web page, or from a document that contains a phone number. When you are on a call, you can either answer incoming calls or send them to your voic box. You can also set up conference calls with several participants. Note: If your phone is a Dual-SIM device, and you are in a call using one SIM card, the other SIM card is out of service for the duration of that call and you cannot use it to receive other calls. Making a Call To make a call, you can use the Phone application, or select a number from Contacts or Call Log. When you are on a call, you can press the central Home button to return to the Home screen and use other functions. To return to the calling screen, drag the notification bar down and touch Current call. Note: Be careful not block the microphone (below the screen) with your fingers. Making a Call with the Dialer 1. Touch on the Home screen display or press the green Send key to display the dialer. If you are already working with Contacts or Call Log, touch the Phone tab. Or you can touch the Launcher. and then. 2. Touch the appropriate numeric keys to enter the phone number. Tip: Your mobile phone supports the SmartDial function, that is, when
16 you touch numbers on the dialer, the phone automatically searches among your contacts and lists the matching results based on the accuracy. Lower the keypad to view possible matches. 3. After entering the number, or selecting the contact, press the green send key, or if you have a Dual SIM device, touch SIM1 or SIM 2 to initiate the call. During a call, touch the Dialpad icon to enter other numbers on the Dialpad. Making a Call from Contacts 1. Touch from Home screen or then Contacts to display the contact list. If you are already working with Dialer or Call Log, touch the Contacts tab. 2. In the list, touch the contact you want to call. 3. Touch Call and then select SIM1 or SIM 2 to dial the phone number. Making a Call from Call log 1. Touch > Phone > Call Log to display the call log. If you are already working with Contacts or Dialer, touch the Call Log tab. 2. Touch the contact you want to call. Tip: If you touch and hold the log entry, the options menu will open. Answering and Rejecting a Call Answering an Incoming Call When you receive a phone call, the incoming call screen opens with the caller ID and any additional information about the caller that you have entered in Contacts. Either drag the displayed green answer icon to the right, or press the green send key to answer the call. Ending a Call During a call, touch End call to hang up, or press red End key. Rejecting an Incoming Call Drag the displayed red reject icon to the left or press red End key to decline the call. Other Operations During a Call Making a Conference Call If you receive a new call while you are already on a call, you can connect the second call to the call you are on. This feature is known as conference calling. You can also set up a conference call with multiple callers. Note: Contact your network operator to learn whether it supports conference calls and how many participants you can add.
17 1. To initiate a conference call, dial the number of the first person to be on the call. While you are on that call, touch Add call. 2. Enter the phone number of the person you want to join the conversation and press green Send, or select someone from your Call Log or Contacts. The first call is automatically placed on hold. 3. Once you have connected to the person you have added, touch Merge calls to begin the conference call. 4. To add more people, touch Add call and repeat steps 2 and To drop someone from the call or to talk privately to one person, touch Manage conference call. 6. To end the conference call and disconnect everyone, touch End press red End key. Switching Between Calls If you receive a new call while you are already on a call, you can switch between the two calls. 1. While you are on two calls, touch Swap icon. 2. The current call is placed on hold and you are connected to the other call. Using Call log The Call log contains a list of calls that you have dialed, received, or missed. You can use the call log to quickly find a recently called number or add an incoming number to your contact list. Adding an entry to Contacts 1. Touch Contacts, then Call log. 2. Touch and hold the entry you want to add. 3. Touch Add to contacts in the options menu. 4. Touch Save as new or scroll through the contact list and touch an existing contact name. Using the Airplane Mode Some locations may require you to turn off your phone s wireless connections. Rather than powering off your phone, you can place it in Airplane mode. 1. Press and hold the power key. 2. Touch Airplane mode in the options menu. Or using the Settings application, access the Wireless and networks menu to switch on Airplane mode.
18 Contacts The Contacts application enables you to save and manage information such as phone numbers and addresses of your contacts. After you save the contact information on your mobile phone, it gives you an easy access to the people with whom you want to communicate. Opening the Contacts Application If you have a new mobile phone and have not yet added any contacts, Contacts displays a message with hints on how to start adding contacts to your mobile phone. From Launcher, select Contacts. Touch Phone icon or press green Send key, then touch the Contacts tab. All of your contacts are displayed alphabetically in a scrolling list. Importing Contacts from a SIM Card When you open the Contacts application for the first time, you are asked whether to import contacts from the SIM card to your phone. Select OK to import the contacts, or Cancel to import them later. 1. In the contacts list, touch Menu, then Import/Export. 2. Touch Import from SIM card. Select the import style and wait for the SIM card contents to be loaded. 3. Select the check box of the contact you want to import. Or select all contacts. 4. Touch Yes to add the contact. Adding a Contact 1. In the contacts list, press, and then touch New contact. Tip: In the contacts list, you can touch + to add a new contact. 1. Select Phone or SIM card you want to save the contact to. 2. Enter the contact's name, and then add any detailed information such as phone number or address. 3. When you are finished, touch Save to save the contact information. Adding a Contact to Your Favorites To add a contact to your favorites, you can do any of the following while you are in the contacts list: Touch and hold the contact you want to add to Favorites. Then touch Add to favorites. Touch a contact, and then touch the star to the right of the contact s name. The star turns gold. Searching for a Contact
19 1. In the contacts list, press, and then touch Search. Tip: In the contacts list, you can also touch to search for a contact. 2. Enter the name of the contact for which you are searching. As you type, contacts with matching names appear below the search box. Editing a Contact You can always make changes to the information you have stored for a contact. 1. In the contacts list, touch and hold the contact whose details you want to edit, and then touch Edit contact in the options menu. You can also press, and then touch Edit contact while viewing a contact s details. 1. Touch a category of contact information, such as contact s name, phone number or address, to enter that kind of information about your contact. 2. Make the desired changes to the contact information, and then touch Save. To cancel all changes you made to the contact information, touch Cancel. Communicating with Your Contacts From the Contacts or Favorites tab, you can quickly call or send a text (SMS) or multimedia message (MMS) to a contact s default phone number. You can also open details to view a list of all the ways you can communicate with that contact. This section describes how to communicate with a contact when you view your contacts list. Connecting Through Quick Contact for Android 1. Touch the contact's picture or picture frame (if you have not assigned a picture to the contact) to open Quick Contact for Android. 2. Touch the icon for the way you want to communicate with the contact. Note: The icons available depend on the information you have for the contact and the applications and accounts on your mobile phone. Communicating with a Contact 1. In the contacts list, touch the contact that you want to communicate. 2. In the contact s details screen, touch Message or Call Log to send message or make a call. Deleting a Contact 1. In the contacts list, touch and hold the contact that you want to delete, and then touch Delete contact in the options menu. 2. Touch OK to confirm that you want to delete the contact. Using the Onscreen Keyboard Displaying the Keyboard Panel
20 To enter text, use the onscreen keyboard. Some applications open the keyboard automatically. In others, touch a text field to open the keyboard. To open the keyboard, you can do as the following: Touch the space where you want to write text to display the keyboard. Press to hide the keyboard. Tip: Touch and hold the space where you usually write your text to open the options menu. Choosing an Input Method 1. On the text screen, touch and hold the space where you usually write your text until the Edit text menu is displayed. 2. Touch Input method. 3. Select the input method. 4. Touch the text field again, the keyboard panel will be displayed automatically. Using the Android Keyboard Using the Landscape Keyboard If you find the keyboard inconvenient or difficult to use, turn your mobile phone sideways. The screen will display the keyboard in landscape orientation, providing you with a wider keyboard layout. Customizing Keyboard Settings Touch Menu > Settings > Language & keyboard > Android keyboard to customize the Android keyboard settings. Messaging The Messaging application allows you to exchange text messages (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS) with anyone using an SMS or MMS-capable phone. With the application you can read and send s. SMS and MMS Opening Messaging Touch on the Home screen or Messaging in the Launcher. Creating and Sending a Text Message The Messaging window opens, where you can create a new message or open an ongoing message thread. 1. Touch New message to start a new text or multimedia message or touch an existing message thread to open it. 2. Enter a phone number in the To field, or touch + to select a contact from Contacts. As you enter the phone number, matching contacts appear. You can touch a suggested recipient or continue entering the phone number. 3. Touch the composition text box to start entering your message.
21 message. If you press while composing a message, it is saved as a draft If you press while composing a message, it is saved as a draft in your message list. Touch the message to resume composing it. 4. Once you are done, touch Send (select SIM1 or SIM2 if Dual SIM). The message list opens, and your name appears in the list, followed by the message you just sent. Responses appear in the window. As you view and send additional messages, a message thread is created. Creating and Sending a Multimedia Message 1. On the messaging screen, touch New message. 2. Enter a phone number in the To field, or touch + to select a contact from Contacts. 3. Touch the composition text box to start entering your message. 4. Touch Menu to display the options panel, touch Add subject (if required) to add the message subject. Your mobile phone is now in multimedia message mode. 5. Touch Menu and touch Attach to open a menu where you can touch the kind of media file to attach to the message. 6. When the message is ready to be sent, touch Send MMS (select SIM1 or SIM2 if Dual SIM). in your message list. Touch the message to resume composing it. 4. Once you are done, select Sim1 or Sim2. The message list opens, and your name appears in the list, followed by the message you just sent. Responses appear in the window. As you view and send additional messages, a message thread is created. Opening and Viewing a Multimedia Message 1. In the message list, touch the message thread to open it. 2. Touch the multimedia message to view the message. 3. Flick up or down to view the previous or next slide. Replying to a Message 1. In the message list, touch a text or multimedia message thread to open it. 2. Touch the text box to compose your message, touch Send (select SIM1 or SIM2 if Dual SIM). Customizing the Message Settings In the message list, touch Menu, and then touch Settings to customize the message settings. Your mobile phone puts at your fingertips, too. Using your application, you can configure it for most popular services. These types of accounts are known as POP3 or IMAP. Adding an Account When using the application for the first time, you must configure your account. The setup wizard helps you set up your account for many popular systems, so you can read and work with the same that you do on a computer in a web browser, or with another application. 1. Touch from the Launcher.
22 anyone using an SMS-or-MMS-capable phone. With the application you can read and send s. 2. To customize your settings, answer the onscreen prompts, and then touch Next. Or touch Manual setup if you want to set the mail server yourself. Note: If you touch Manual setup, contact your service provider for the parameters required for your account if you don't know what they are. 3. Enter the name for your account and the name you want other people to see when they receive an from you. 4. Touch Done. Your mobile phone starts your messages from your account on the web and you can start using the phone to send on and the receive Home messages. screen. After the initial setup, your application opens to display the contents of your Inbox. and MMS g Messaging Touch Touch > Message. Adding Other Accounts 1. After creating your initial account, press Menu on the Inbox screen, and then touch Accounts to access the accounts screen. 2. Press Menu on the accounts screen, and then touch Add account to create another account. Tip: When adding a subsequent account, you can also select the option to use the new account to send all outgoing messages. g and Sending a Text Message 1. Touch > Message,touch the icon on the top left. Viewing an Message 1. On the accounts screen, touch the account you want to use. 2. Access a folder, and then touch the message that you want to view. 2. Enter a phone number in the To field, or touch +to select a contact from Contacts. As you enter the phone number, matching contacts appear. You Creating and Sending an Message 1. On the accounts screen, touch the account you want to use. 2. On the Inbox screen, press Menu, and then touch Compose in the options panel. 3. In the To field, enter the name or the address. 4. Write the subject and . can touch a suggested recipient or continue entering the phone number. 3. Touch the composition text box to start entering your message. If you press To send an attachment with the message, press Menu, touch Add attachment. 5. When you are finished, touch Send. If you are not ready, touch Save as draft or press will also save message as a draft. while composing a message, it is saved as a draft in your message list. Touch the message to resume composing it. Replying to an Message 1. On the accounts screen, touch the account you want to use. 4. Once you are done, select Sim1 or Sim2. The message list opens, and your name appears in the list,
23 2. Touch the message you want to view and reply to. 3. Touch Reply or Reply all to reply to the message. Deleting an Account 1. On the accounts screen, touch and hold the account you want to delete. 2. Touch Remove account. 3. Touch OK. Changing Account Settings You can change a number of settings for an account, including how often you check for s, how you are notified of a new mail, and details about the servers the account uses to send and receive mails. Note: Your account s incoming and outgoing settings depend on the kind of service for your account: IMAP or POP3. You can enter the necessary details manually, although you will typically need to contact your service provider to determine the right settings for the account. 1. Touch from the Launcher. 2. On the accounts screen, touch and hold the account you want to change. 3. Touch Account settings. 4. Change General settings, Notification settings, Server settings or Messages storage settings. Getting Connected GPRS/3G Your mobile phone will be automatically configured to use your wireless service provider s GPRS/3G/EDGE service (if available) when you turn on the phone for the first time. Note that the a compatible SIM card must be inserted in WCDMA slot (slot 1 if Dual device). Checking the Network Connection 1. Touch Menu, then Settings or Settings from the Launcher. 1. Touch Wireless & networks > Mobile networks. 2. Select SIM, then SIM1 or SIM2. (If Dual SIM device) Touch Network Mode to check the network connection. Note: Your mobile phone will automatically read the access point of the SIM card. For this reason, do not change the parameters of the access point; otherwise, you might not be able to access network sources. Turning on the Data Service
24 1. From the Settings screen, select Wireless & networks > Mobile networks 2. Touch the Data enabled check box to turn on the data connection. Wi-Fi Wi-Fi gives you wireless access to broadband Internet access. To use Wi-Fi on your mobile phone, you need to have an access to wireless access points (hotspots). Obstacles that block the Wi-Fi signal will reduce its strength. Turning On Wi-Fi 1. Touch Menu, then Settings or Settings from the Launcher. 2. Touch Wireless & networks, and then select the Wi-Fi check box to turn on Wi-Fi. Connecting to a Wireless Network 1. After turning on Wi-Fi, touch Wi-Fi Settings. 1. You will see a list of detected Wi-Fi networks in the Wi-Fi networks section. 2. Touch a Wi-Fi network to connect to it. If you select an open network, you will be automatically connected to the network. If you select a network that is secured and connect to it for the first time, enter the password, and then touch Connect. If you connect to a secured wireless network that you have already used, you will not be prompted to enter the password again unless you reset your mobile phone to its default settings. Tip: On the Wi-Fi settings screen, touch Add Wi-Fi network to add a new Wi- Fi network. Browser Your mobile phone comes with a browser. You can use Browser to access and browse the Internet. Opening the Browser Touch Browser from the Home screen or from the Launcher to go to the default home page. Open the browser options menu and perform one of the following operations, press Menu. The URL field is opened at the top of the screen, plus: New window: Touch to open a new window. Bookmarks: Touch to display bookmarks. Windows: Touch to go to the web preview screen. You can switch to another web page or open a new web page on this screen.
25 Refresh: Touch to refresh the current page. Exit: Touch to exit the web page. More: Touch to open other menus and perform operations such as selecting text, downloading, or setting options. Opening a Web Page 1. In a browser window, touch Menu, then the URL field at the top of the screen. 2. Use the keyboard to enter the web page address. 3. As you enter the address, matching web page addresses will appear on the screen. If you see the address you want, touch it and go directly to that web page, or when you complete entering the address of the web page you want, touch the icon to the right to open the web page or Go from the keyboard. Setting a Home Page 1. In a browser window, press Menu. 2. Touch More > Settings > Set home page. 3. Enter the address of the desired home page, and then touch OK. (Or select Use current page if you are at the page you would like to save.) Managing Bookmarks You can store as many bookmarks as you want on your mobile phone. Adding a Bookmark 1. In a browser screen, go to the web page you want to save as a bookmark. 2. Press Menu, and then touch Bookmarks > Add. The add bookmark screen opens. 3. Edit the bookmark name as needed and then touch OK. Opening a Bookmark 1. In a browser window, press Menu, and then touch Bookmarks. On the Bookmarks screen, touch the History tab to view the pages you have visited. Or touch the Most visited tab to view the pages you have visited most frequently. 2. Touch the bookmark of the website you want to open. Customizing the Browser Settings Customize the browser to suit your browsing style. Use Browser to set page content, privacy, and security preferences. In the browser screen, press Menu, and then touch More > Settings. Bluetooth Your mobile phone has Bluetooth, which allows you to create a wireless connection with other Bluetooth devices so you can share files with your friends, talk hands-free with a Bluetooth headset, or even transfer photos on your phone to your PC.
26 If you are using Bluetooth, remember to stay within 10 meters (33 feet) of other Bluetooth devices. Be aware that obstacles like walls or other electronic equipment may interfere with your Bluetooth connection. Turning On Bluetooth 1. Touch Menu, then Settings or Settings from the Launcher. 2. Touch Wireless & networks, and then select the Bluetooth check box to turn on Bluetooth. When Bluetooth is turned on, the Bluetooth icon appears in the notification bar. 3. Touch Bluetooth settings, and then select the Discoverable to make your mobile phone visible to other Bluetooth devices. Pairing and Connecting a Bluetooth Device Your mobile Bluetooth lets you do the following: Hands Free Profile (HFP): allows you to use a hands-free Bluetooth device. Headset Profile (HSP): allows you to use a mono Bluetooth headset. Object Push Profile (OPP): allows you to transfer files through Bluetooth. Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP): allows you to use a stereo Bluetooth headset. A/V Remote Control Profile (AVRCP): allows you to control what plays through the Bluetooth headset remotely. Before you use Bluetooth, you need to pair your mobile phone with another Bluetooth device as follows: 1. Ensure that the Bluetooth function on your mobile phone is enabled. 2. Touch Menu, then Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings. Your mobile phone will then scan for Bluetooth devices in range (or touch Scan for devices to scan for Bluetooth devices). 3. Touch the device you want to pair with your mobile phone. 4. Enter the pairing password to complete the connection. Sending Files via Bluetooth With Bluetooth, you can share pictures, videos, or music files with your family and friends. To send files via Bluetooth, do as follows: 1. Touch Launcher > File Manager to open the file manager. 2. Touch and hold the file to be sent. The active options menu is displayed. 3. Touch Share, and then touch Bluetooth to select a paired device. Disconnecting or Unpairing a Bluetooth Device 1. Touch Menu, then Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth settings.
27 g and Sending a Text Message 2. Navigate to the Bluetooth devices section, and then touch and hold the connected device. You can also just touch a connected device to disconnect it. 3. Touch Disconnect or Unpair to disconnect the device. 1. Touch > Message,touch the icon on the top left. 2. Enter a phone number in the To field, or touch +to select a Entertainment In addition to being a communication device and personal assistant, your mobile phone also provides you with a multitude of entertainment possibilities. You can take photos, create videos and audio clips, and download and listen to music. contact from Contacts. As you enter the phone number, matching contacts appear. You can touch a suggested recipient or continue entering the phone number. Taking Photos and Recording Videos The camera is a combination of camera and camcorder that you can use to shoot and share pictures and videos. Opening Your Camera Touch on the Home screen or Launcher > Camera to open the camera. The camera opens in landscape mode, ready to take a picture or shoot a video. You can also press and hold the camera button on the side of the phone to access the camera app. 3. Touch the composition text box to start entering your message. If you press Press camera. while composing a message, it is saved as a draft on the picture capture screen or Home button to close the in your message list. Touch the message to resume composing it. Capture Screen On the capture screen, touch the screen to show the zoom in or out controls. 4. Once you are done, select Sim1 or Sim2. The message list opens, and your name appears in the list, Taking a Photo 1. Open your camera and if necessary, switch to the camera mode. 2. If necessary, use the on-screen icons to change the camera settings. The preview changes as you change the settings. 3. Compose your photo within the photo capture screen. 4. Touch on-screen shutter icon to take your photo. Your photo is displayed for a moment. You can take another photo or preview your photos. followed by the message you just sent. Responses appear in the window. As you view and send additional messages, a message thread is created. Viewing Your Photos 1. After taking a photo, a thumbnail of the photo you have just taken is shown in the corner of the Capture screen. Touch the thumbnail to view it. 2. Touch the onscreen button to do any of the following: Touch Delete to delete the photo.
28 icon. Touch Share to send the photo in a message or post it online. Touch More > Set as to set the photo as a wallpaper or a contact 3. If you want to view more photos, touch the screen, and then flick right or left. Shooting a Video 1. Open the camera, and then switch to camcorder mode. 2. If necessary, open the settings panel to change the camcorder settings. 3. Frame the scene you want to start your video. 4. Touch to start recording a video. The camcorder starts shooting the video. 5. Touch to stop shooting. You can shoot another video or preview your videos. Viewing Your Videos After recording a video, a thumbnail of the video you have just recorded is shown in the bottom right corner of the Capture screen. Touch the thumbnail to view it. Using the Gallery Your Gallery application can automatically search for pictures and videos on the microsd card. Use Gallery to sort photos and videos into folders, view and edit pictures, watch videos, and set a picture as wallpaper or as a photo for a contact. Opening the Gallery Touch Launcher > Gallery to open the viewer. The Gallery application categorizes your pictures and videos by storage location and stores these files in folders. Touch a folder to view the pictures or videos inside. Viewing a Picture 1. In the Gallery, touch the folder that contains the pictures you want to view. 2. Touch the picture to view it in full-screen mode. When viewing a picture in full-screen mode, flick the picture left or right to view the previous or next picture. 3. Touch the screen. Then the zoom panel appears. You can zoom in or zoom out on the picture. Tip: The picture viewer supports the automatic rotation function. When you rotate your mobile phone, the picture adjusts itself to the rotation. Rotating a Picture 1. When viewing a picture, press Menu to display the operations panel.
29 application you can read and send s. 2. Touch More. 3. Select either Rotate Left or Rotate Right. The picture is saved with the new orientation. SMS and MMS Cropping a Picture 1. When viewing a picture, press Menu to display the more operations panel, and then touch Crop. 2. Use Opening the cropping Messaging tool to select the portion of the picture to crop. Drag from the inside of the cropping tool to move it. Drag an edge of Touch the cropping on tool the to resize Home the screen. image. Drag a corner of the cropping tool to resize the image without changing the length to width ratio. Touch > Message. 3. Touch Save to save the cropped picture. Touch Discard to discard the changes. Creating and Sending a Text Message Enjoying Music You can transfer music files from your PC to your microsd card so you can listen to music on your mobile phone. 1. Touch > Message,touch the icon on the top le Copying Music to the microsd Card 1. Connect the phone to your computer with a USB cable and mount the microsd card. 2. On the PC, navigate to the USB drive and open it. 3. Create a folder in the root directory of the microsd card (for example, Music). 4. Copy the music contact from your from computer Contacts. to the folder you have created. 5. After copying music, unmount or eject the drive as required by your PC s operating system to safely remove the mobile phone. 6. Disconnect the mobile phone from the PC. 2. Enter a phone number in the To field, or touch +to As you enter the phone number, matching contacts app can touch a suggested recipient or continue entering th Opening the Media Library Touch Music on the number. Home screen or Launcher > Music to display the media library. The Music application organizes your music files by storage location. It contains four tabs: Artists, Albums, Songs and Playlists. 3. Touch the composition text box to start entering y message. Playing Music 1. Touch a category on the music library screen. 2. Touch the song you want to play. Tip: When you are listening to music, touch, to use another If you press application. Your music continues to play. To return to the music controls, open the notification panel and then touch the song. Adding Music to a Playlist 1. Touch a category on the music library screen. while composing a message, it is saved in your message list. Touch the message to resume co 4. Once you are done, select Sim1 or Sim2. The message list opens, and your name appears in
30 2. In the list that appears, use the Navigator key to select the song you want to add to the playlist. 3. Touch and hold the song, and then touch Add to playlist in the options menu. Touch Current playlist to add the song to an existing playlist. Touch New playlist to create a playlist and add the song to it. Playing a Playlist 1. Touch the Playlists tab on the music library screen. 2. Touch and hold the playlist you want to play. 3. Touch Play to play the playlist. Listening to FM Radio FM Radio lets you listen to FM radio stations on your mobile phone. Since FM Radio uses the provided wired stereo headset as the antenna, connect the headset first to the audio jack of your phone before you open the application. Opening the FM Radio 1. Touch Launcher > FM Radio to open the application. 2. The FM Radio will automatically scans for available FM channels, saves them as presets, and plays the first FM channel found. Tuning the FM Radio Use the on screen controls to jump to presets or fine tuning. Press Menu to do the following: Save Channel to save manually tuned channels. Touch Auto Search to scan automatically for available FM channels. Speaker to switch between speaker and headphones. Background for running whilst using other apps. Favorites for stored channels. Google Services When you turn on your mobile phone for the first time, touch the Android logo to begin using your phone. You must sign into a Google Account to use Gmail, Google Calendar, and other Google Apps; to download applications from Android Market, so you will be prompted to sign in to your Google account. Note: If your phone doesn t have a SIM card installed, you can t connect to mobile networks for voice and data services, but you can connect to a Wi-Fi network to sign into your Google Account and to use all the features of your phone, except placing a cell phone call. If you start an Android phone the first time without a SIM card, you re asked if you want to touch Connect to Wi-Fi to connect to a Wi-Fi network (instead of to a mobile network) to set up your phone. If you
31 already have a Google account, touch Sign in and enter your username and password. Creating a Google Account If you do not have a Google account, you can create one: 1. After reading the setup information, touch Next. 2. Touch Create. 3. Enter a first name, last name, and user name for your Google account, and then touch Next. The mobile phone will connect to the Google server to check whether the username is available. If the username you entered is already in use, you will be prompted to choose another one or select one from a list. 4. Enter and confirm your Google account password. 5. Select a security question from the drop down menu, and then enter the answer. 6. Touch Create. 7. When the Google Terms of Service screen appears, you should read, then touch I agree, Next. 8. Enter the characters that appear on the screen, and then touch Next. Tip: To use another Google account, go to the Accounts & sync settings screen, and touch Add account to select which type of accounts you want to add. Using Gmail Gmail is Google s web-based service. When you first set up your phone, you may have configured it to use an existing Gmail account or create a new account. The first time you open the Gmail application on your phone, your Inbox will contain the messages from your Gmail account on the web. Opening Gmail Touch Launcher > Gmail. The Inbox mail list appears. Any s you decide to keep on your mobile phone will go to your Inbox folder. Switching Between Accounts 1. In the mail list, press Menu, and then touch Accounts. 2. Touch the account that contains the you want to read. Creating and Sending an
32 1. In the mail list, press Menu, and then touch Compose. 2. Enter the message recipient s address in the To field. If you are sending the to several recipients, separate the addresses with commas. You can add as many message recipients as required. If you want to send a copy (Cc) or a blind copy (Bcc) of the to other recipients, press, and then touch Add Cc/Bcc. 3. Enter the subject and write your message. If you want to add a picture attachment, press Menu, and then touch Attach to select the picture you want to attach. 4. After composing your , touch Send. Replying To or Forwarding an 1. In the mail list, touch the that you want to reply to or forward, and then touch in the message header to reply or to the right. 2. Touch Reply, Reply all, or Forward. 3. Do one of the following: If you selected Reply or Reply all, enter your message. If you selected Forward, specify the message recipients and add any additional text you want to include with the forwarded message. 4. Touch Send. Searching for an 1. In the mail list, press Menu then Search or press Search above the Home key. 2. Enter the search keywords in the box, and then touch or Go to Search. Customizing Your Gmail Settings 1. In the mail list, press Menu, and then touch More > Settings. 2. Choose General preferences, specific Account preferences or here you can Add an account. Using Maps Maps lets you find your current location, view real-time traffic conditions (depending on availability in your locale), and get detailed directions to various destinations on a satellite, traffic, or other kind of map. Enabling Location Before you open Maps to find your location or search for places of interest, you must enable "location source". 1. Touch Menu > Settings or from Launcher 2. Touch Location & security.